Successful Preservation Chicago 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” Presentation to Capacity Audience Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Ward Miller presents the Preservation Chicago 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” at Chicago Architecture Center, February 26, 2020. Photo Credit: Eric Allix Rogers

Preservation Chicago’s announcement and presentation of the 2020 “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” on February 26, 2020 was highly successful with a full capacity, standing room audience. The presentation was held at noon at the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago.

Since 2003, the “Chicago 7 Most Endangered” has sounded the alarm on imminently threatened Chicago historic buildings to mobilize the stakeholder support necessary to save them from demolition.

Reporting has been robust with the following coverage in days following the event.

Preservation Chicago Adds Tennis Club, Roseland Commercial District to ‘Most Endangered’ List, Patti Wetli, WTTW CHICAGO TONIGHT with Paris Schutz, 2/26/2020

Seven Buildings, Areas Named To Chicago’s ‘Most Endangered’ List, Jason Marck, Reset, WBEZ Chicago 91.5, 2/27/20

Here are Chicago’s ‘most endangered’ places; The 2020 list from Preservation Chicago includes some that have been under threat of demolition for years, such as the Thompson Center, and some that are newly threatened, such as a 1920s tennis club in West Ridge. Dennis Rodkin, Crain’s Chicago Business, 2/26/2020

These are Chicago’s most endangered buildings in 2020; Sites include the Thompson Center, the Chicago Town & Tennis Club, and more. Jay Koziarz, Curbed Chicago 2/26/2020

Historic Woodlawn bank building makes ‘most endangered buildings’ list as demolition looms

Preservation Chicago listed the Washington Park National Bank among seven of Chicago’s most endangered buildings in 2020. Ahlaam Delange, Chicago Sun-Times 2/26/2020

Shrinking and sold, these are the most endangered buildings in the city, according to Preservation Chicago. Javonte Anderson, Chicago Tribune, 2/26/2020

Chicago’s seven “most endangered” building, Preservation Chicago releases its 2020 list, Deanna Isaacs, Chicago Reader, 2/26/2020

Preservation Chicago Unveils City’s Seven Most Endangered Buildings on Wed, Paul Banks,, 2/24/2020

Thompson Center on ‘Endangered’ Spaces List, Joins Chicago 7 Once Again, Yolanda Perdomo, CBS 2 Chicago

Preservation Chicago’s ‘most endangered’ sites list includes Thompson Center, Jackson Park, ABC 7 Chicago WLS, 2/26/2020

Group Releases Latest List Of ‘Endangered’ Properties, Steve Miller, WBBM Newsradio 780AM, 2/26/20

The Lions and Lambs of March Are a Great Excuse to Introduce the Work of a Prolific Chicago Photographer, Patti Wetli, WTTW Chicago, 3/1/2020

Misericordia now wants to sell landmark; Historic West Ridge building designed by Prairie School Architect is one of city’s most endangered buildings, Peter Von Buol, Inside-Booster/Skyline, 3/4/20

Central Manufacturing District Highlighted As Top Endangered Chicago Site, Justin Kerr, McKinley Park News, 2/27/2020

West Ridge’s Historic Tennis Club Building Added To ‘Most Endangered’ List, Misericordia is seeking to demolish the former tennis club to build 16 homes for those with development disabilities.Joe Ward, Block Club Chicago, 2/27/20


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